FRED “VAL” VALENTINE JR. was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and received a Juris Doctorate from Northrop University Law Center. After 20 years of military service, Val retired from the Air Force a Lt. Colonel. He has over 25 years of experience as an attorney, contract manager, sole practitioner attorney and program manager in the military, the private sector and the financial industry. The Law Offices of Fred L. Valentine, Jr. focuses on business litigation, personal injury, criminal law, estate planning and immigration. Val and his wife, Dominic, have two sons, Chris and Daniel. They reside in Eastvale, California where Val volunteers as a planning commissioner and as a credit union supervisory committee member
Author Val Valentine is not a professional writer, but is a typical father who, while deployed in the military, took time to capture some thoughts on his life for his sons. He felt it was important to let them know what his challenges were in life and to give pointers, based on his experience, on the best way to move forward in a life filled with challenges and obstacles. The result is this book.